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This migraine was so strong it has a gravitational pull

I had a migraine yesterday and it was a brutal one. A day where I could take a triptan so I did. The pain went down a little bit so I mucked about on the computer to distract myself.

This migraine had a gravitational pull I felt it come back pulling me closer and closer to that black hole of imploding brain pain. Later in the evening it came back full speed ahead. Yet sharper. There was the same throbbing pain. Same eye pain. Same neck pain.  And a very intense migraine aura of waves of scintillations. With vertigo and balance problems. And yes as I was pulled int deeper and deeper and it began to crush me I got this sharp stabing, arching pain on both sides of the head, that were too frequent fro comfort.

I went to bed. Lay down and... stab.. stab... stab. My head disagreed with the softness of my pillow. I lay there, changed positions, lay there again, changed positions. No position was better for this acute 9 level hellish pain.

Needless to say no sleep. I got to sleep though... at 9 am.

Today I got up at 4 pm. It was a restless uncomfortable sleep. And the migraines was still going but the pain was knocked down to an 8. Where it has stayed all day long because I cannot take another triptan. I have not changed out of my pjs. I didn't cook supper... didn't even finish eating it. Nausea is an issue today. Weird thing is when I work up I felt so sick. My lefts felt weak, trembled... like I could barely stand on them. And my entire less and my hands tingled all day. I don't know what that is about. But I'm tired. Two bad pain days... slightly fatigued.
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